yeah, I was playing with the fossil scm forum feature
it is quite minimal but seems to work well
A forum would be great, there are a few things that the community needs to supplement gitter
A mailing list for announcement s might also be nice
yeah, its kind of a shame github didn't use stars for something like that
stars are kind of a pointless thing without that.
@andrewchambers oh, wow, didn't know fossil came with a forum. Their own being at https://fossil-scm.org/forum/forum . Small and simple. Looks like it supports some markdown as well.
Fossil's forum is impressive. You can view threads formatted (html), or not (raw md). Can view a thread hierarchical (nested) or chronological (flat). Nice search feature. Can link to individual posts. Looks very practical.